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Prescott Elementary School to Host Annual Soup Luncheon Fundraiser, Dec. 20

Prescott Elementary School will host its annual Soup Luncheon fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the school. The event will also feature a silent auction for attendees.

The recommended donation is $15 and tickets can be reserved in person at the school office or by calling the main office at (563)552-4200. Tickets are also available at the door the day of the event.

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Digital Fringe Artwork

Student Artwork Featured in Digital Fringe

The October edition of Digital Fringe, an online gallery of student art in the Dubuque Community School District, is now live!

View the Elementary School Gallery

View the Middle and High School Gallery

This gallery is a way to highlight the remarkable products of art education in the district. It’s a digital attempt at bringing the work of our student artists at all levels into your home – because art is created for others to take in.

‘Midwest Menu’ in Schools,
Oct. 6

The Dubuque Community School District will join school districts across the Midwest in celebrating the third-annual Midwest Menu event on Thursday, Oct. 6. Over 7,000 students in Dubuque and over 500,000 throughout the region will join in the event, which celebrates healthy, regional, and sustainable school meals.

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Preschool Spots Still Available

It is not too late to sign your child up for Iowa’s free four-year-old preschool in a Dubuque Community School District school or at a community partner preschool for the 2016-2017 school year.

To be eligible, students must be Iowa residents and must turn four years old on or before September 15, 2016.

The following district preschool classrooms still have openings: Audubon, Bryant, Fulton, Hoover, Irving, Lincoln, Prescott, Sageville, and Table Mound.

To enroll, visit any of these elementary schools or a community partner preschool. Students may attend preschool at any school and homeschool boundaries do not apply.

Sageville Teacher Honored by President Obama

Ann Johnson PhotoSageville Elementary School Math Teacher Ann Johnson was among 213 mathematics and science teachers honored by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. Johnson, and the other educators honored, will receive their awards at a ceremony in Washington, DC on September 8.

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Hull to Become Next Table Mound Elementary School Principal

At its July meeting, the Dubuque Community School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Matthew Hull as the new principal of Table Mound Elementary School beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Hull is currently the instructional coach at Fulton Elementary School, a role he has held since 2009.

As principal of Table Mound, Hull will be responsible for the strategic and day-to-day operations of the school, which serves approximately 420 students and almost 60 professional and support staff.
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Roosevelt Sixth-Graders Advance to National eCYBERMISSION Competition

Teams Will Compete to Win Up to $9,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds at the Competitions’ National Judging & Educational Event

Arlington, Va. – The U.S. Army announced that the Raptor One team from Roosevelt Middle School has been selected as one of 20 national finalists in the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. Students on the team are Roosevelt students Colin Koot, Luke Onderick, Miah Phalen and Payton Weber. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program—sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)—is designed to cultivate student interest in STEM by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world problems in their local communities.

The national finalist teams will advance to eCYBERMISSION’s National Judging and Educational Event (NJ&EE), taking place in Washington, D.C. metropolitan area June 20-24.

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